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[ tah ]
/ tɑ /
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interjection British Slang.
thank you.
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Origin of ta

First recorded in 1765–75; by infantile shortening and alteration

Other definitions for ta (2 of 5)

Ta

Symbol, Chemistry.
tantalum.

Other definitions for ta (3 of 5)

TA

abbreviation
teaching assistant.
transit authority.

Other definitions for ta (4 of 5)

[ tah ]
/ tɑ /

noun
the third letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Origin of

From Arabic

Other definitions for ta (5 of 5)

ṭā
[ tah ]
/ tɑ /

noun
the 16th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Origin of ṭā

From Arabic
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British Dictionary definitions for ta (1 of 3)

ta
/ (tɑː) /

interjection
British informal thank you

Word Origin for ta

C18: imitative of baby talk

British Dictionary definitions for ta (2 of 3)

Ta

the chemical symbol for
tantalum

British Dictionary definitions for ta (3 of 3)

TA

abbreviation for (in Britain)
Territorial Army (now superseded by TAVR)
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Scientific definitions for ta

Ta

The symbol for tantalum.
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